Friday, 2 March 2018

Pastel Rainbow Blossom ... and the Negative

I've had some questions on how I made the Rainbow Blossom, so I made another one and took photos of the steps.  

Step 1 : Paint a background. This time I used Distress Inks instead of watercolours to paint the background.

Step 2 : Die cut the painted background plus a plain white card stock. The card stock had stayed in the die cut, and I put a piece of sticky back paper which kept all the pieces in place.

Step 3 : Glue the die cut white card stock to your card.


Step 4 : Glue the painted pieces into the corresponding places on the card.


Step 5 : Add a sentiment and button embellishment. This time I die cut some "buttons", doubled them up and added glossy accents to make them more realistic.



You can also use the negative die cut to make another card.


6 comments:

  1. love both of these Janet - wonderful colors - think i'll get my die out like that and CASE your cards

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  2. These are lovely, what a great way to make two cards at once, Jo x

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  3. Is this die still available? And if so, where? Thank you!

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    1. It’s the Papertrey Ink cover plate called Mighty Bloom. It’s out of stock at the moment but you can click the notify me tab.

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  4. Stunning! Thanks for playing along at Casual Fridays Beautiful Rainbows Challenge. DTM Lisa

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  5. Thank you so much for this how-to, Janet! Your card is magical! Congratulations on the well-deserved Favorite from CAS-ual Fridays!! Hugs, Darnell

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